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The Type 3 will move north towards the west coast (United States), according to the latest from the US National Hurricane Center (NHC), “catastrophic winds” and “life-threatening” coastal flooding are expected on the peninsula. At 8:00 p.m. local time (00:00 GMT), the eye of Ian, the fourth hurricane of the season in the Atlantic, was located 290 km (180 mi) and 35 km southwest of Punta Gorda (Florida). (20 m ) American Dry Tortugas Island.

See Hurricane Ian’s path here:

IanIn the next few hours, the wind strength is expected to increase to Category 4, 195 km/h (120 m/h) and It is moving north-northeast at about 17 km/h (10 m/h).

Storm clouds as Hurricane Ian approaches St. Petersburg, Florida on September 26, 2022. (RICARDO ARDUENGO/AFP).

This general movement is forecast to continue tonight and into Wednesday, with slowing forward speed, with landfall expected near Tampa Bay (west).

According to him NHCBasically MiamiOn the predicted path Ion’s center is expected to move west of the Florida Keys Fine tonight, and approaching the west coast Florida Wednesday within a tornado warning area.

People evacuate before Hurricane Ian makes landfall in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (EFE/EPA/CRISTOBAL HERRERA-ULASHKEVICH).
People evacuate before Hurricane Ian makes landfall in St. Petersburg, Florida. (EFE/EPA/CRISTOBAL HERRERA-ULASHKEVICH).

“Ian is forecast to approach the west coast Florida A major highly dangerous cyclone,” the observatory said.

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strong wind Cyclone They are 40 miles (65 km) from the center and tropical storm winds extend outward 140 miles (220 km).

Alerts and monitoring NHC They also spread to different parts of Florida. Ian, or what remains, will be under tropical storm conditions through Thursday across Georgia and South Carolina, Florida and into the Atlantic Ocean.

The NHC Dangerous storm surge warning for inundating normally dry coastal areas.

Water could reach up to 12 feet (3.6 meters) above sea level on a section of beaches and cays near Sarasota on Florida’s west coast, and minor surges along a wide area of ​​Florida’s west coast.

In addition to that sea level rise, along with strong surf in some places, Ion is expected to produce heavy rain across much of Florida, with the risk of flash flooding.

Hurricanes and hangovers complete the panorama of Ian, which left Cuba on Tuesday and strengthened its connection with the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico after causing significant damage to the western part of the island.

Prior to Hurricane Ian, the historic Henry B.  Workers boarded from a special performance 24:7 in the windows of the plant hall.  (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Prior to Hurricane Ian, the historic Henry B. Workers boarded from a special performance 24:7 in the windows of the plant hall. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)

An emergency was declared Getting ready to meet him And it is expected to reach the category of major cyclone before hitting the central part of the southern state’s west coast this week. If forecasts hold true, Ian’s winds will reach Category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson scale on Wednesday after impacting the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Cuba.

On Thursday, it will hit Tampa Bay with Category 3 winds And on Friday, with a Category 1, it could make landfall further north Florida.

An aerial view of St. Pete Beach as Hurricane Ian approaches Florida on September 26, 2022.  (RICARDO ARDUENGO/AFP).
An aerial view of St. Pete Beach as Hurricane Ian approaches Florida on September 26, 2022. (RICARDO ARDUENGO/AFP).

The message from officials to Floridians is clear: A hurricane will not surprise them without preparation.

“We know we’re going to make a big impact in the state.” The governor said on Monday Florida, Ron DeSantisHe added that many may follow the path Ian They can lose power, so be prepared.

In this regard, FPL, the power company, has mobilized more than 13,000 workers to restore power in the event of a power outage due to the hurricane, Duke Energy said in a row, without providing figures. “To restore power as quickly and safely as possible.

For its part, The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) response efforts are “already underway,” the federal government assured in a statement on Monday.

The path of Hurricane Ian.  (NHC).
The path of Hurricane Ian. (NHC).

According to meteorologists National Hurricane Center (NHC)Possible effects of ion Florida They are a rise in sea level caused by storm surges, which means seawater entering land, strong winds that can damage infrastructure and buildings, and heavy rains that can cause flooding.

The NHC A bulletin issued this afternoon ET warned that storm surges could raise sea levels by 5 to 10 feet (1.5 to 3 meters). TampaWhich will be more affected by this effect of ion passage.

Men cover windows as Hurricane Ian prepares for the arrival of Hurricane Ian in Indian Shores, 25 miles west of Tampa, Florida.  (Ricardo Arduengo/AFP).
Men cover windows as Hurricane Ian prepares for the arrival of Hurricane Ian in Indian Shores, 25 miles west of Tampa, Florida. (Ricardo Arduengo/AFP).

Tampa Bay is home to over 3.1 million people.

The city’s media reported on the best routes and what to take with them for those who decide to leave their residences when they are near the Ayan region this Monday.

Gulfport Beach residents set up sandbags as they prepare for Hurricane Ian's arrival in Florida.  (EFE/EPA/CRISTOBAL HERRERA-ULASHKEVICH).
Gulfport Beach residents set up sandbags as they prepare for Hurricane Ian’s arrival in Florida. (EFE/EPA/CRISTOBAL HERRERA-ULASHKEVICH).

Meanwhile, officials issued routine advisories to protect homes and businesses and avoid endangering lives, and announced locations to distribute sandbags to prevent water from entering buildings.

Many people went to supermarkets, hardware stores, and gas stations to stock up on what they needed for this emergency, only to find that they no longer had what they were looking for.

A house that tells "Go away Ian"  Just before Hurricane Ian made landfall on Indian Beach, 25 miles west of Tampa, Florida.  (Ricardo Arduengo/AFP).
A house marked “Go Away Ian” before Hurricane Ian’s landfall on Indian Beach, 25 miles west of Tampa, Florida. (Ricardo Arduengo/AFP).

Evacuations, Shelters and National Guards

Officials in Florida’s West Coast counties issued mandatory evacuation orders for coastal and low-lying residents, and recommended voluntary evacuations elsewhere.

They announced the opening of shelters and the closure of schools and public buildings.

In some areas, highway tolls are not charged to facilitate egress.

Mayor of TampaJane Castor announced that private taxi company Uber already offers free services to people visiting 49 approved shelters.

City buses will also take them to the shelters free of charge and there will be 19 entertainment centers where parents can work remotely while entertaining their children.

Shoppers find empty bread shelves at a retail store in Kissimmee, Fla., on Sept. 26, 2022.  (Greg Newton/AFP)
Shoppers find empty bread shelves at a retail store in Kissimmee, Fla., on Sept. 26, 2022. (Greg Newton/AFP)

At his press conference Monday, DeSantis said 5,000 members of the Florida National Guard have already been “activated,” along with 2,000 from the states of Tennessee, Georgia and North Carolina to assist in Florida’s recovery phase.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urged Floridians to “keep your hurricane plans ready” and “follow forecast updates, guidance and directives issued by your local authorities.”

FEMA is sending supplies and personnel to Florida and Alabama, including 3.5 million liters of water and 3.6 million units of food.

Local residents load construction materials to protect their homes in Kissimmee, Florida on September 26, 2022.  (Greg Newton/AFP)
Local residents load construction materials to protect their homes in Kissimmee, Florida on September 26, 2022. (Greg Newton/AFP)

President Joseph Biden, who canceled a planned trip to Florida for tomorrow, approved DeSantis’ request for an emergency declaration last Saturday.

Ian, the fourth hurricane of 2022, will hit not only Florida’s west coast, but the Florida Keys as well. According to NHC, southwest and southeast parts of the state will feel rainfall from their outer reaches. Michael was the last major hurricane to hit Florida in 2018. Michael made landfall on the coast of Mexico (northwest of the state) on October 10, 2018 with sustained winds of 160 mph (250 km/h). The sea level rose up to 4.2 meters.

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